What Is Rabbit Meat Called?

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Unlike beef, pork or venison, rabbit meat does not have a special name, it is simply called, “rabbit meat.” Despite it being a rarity on many North American menus, it is a very popular dish across different parts of the world.

Rabbit meat is unique from other meats in that it is entirely white meat. It has many nutritional advantages over other meats, such as a lower cholesterol amount than any other meat, more protein per serving than chicken, fish or beef, and the lowest amount of calories per serving. The USDA says that rabbit is the most nutritious meat known to mankind.